Tiger Ann Parker
The main character, she is a smart sixth-grader living in the rural town of Saitter, Louisiana, with her grandmother and developmentally disabled parents.
She is the head of the multi-generational Parker household, taking care of both Tiger's parents and Tiger.
She fell from a tree as a small child while trying to retrieve her infant sister, sustained head trauma from the accident, and remains in the mental state of a six-year-old.
He works at a nursery and assists with the propagation of a new, prized flower dubbed the Louisiana Lady.
Aunt Dorie Kay
She is stylish and sophisticated, and makes a comfortable living in Baton Rouge as a secretary for Governor Earl K. Long.
Jesse Wade Thompson
Tiger finds him spoiled because he does not have to do chores and spends most of his time playing baseball.
Abby Lynn Anders
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